Posts Tagged ‘would’

What Would A City-Level Green New Deal Look Like? Seattle’s About To Find Out

What Would A City-Level Green New Deal Look Like? Seattle’s About To Find Out Above Photo: Seattle has a history of environmental efforts and a population that stands up for the climate. The People’s Climate March drew crowds into Seattle’s streets in 2017. Credit: Karen Ducey/Getty Images The next step is turning the City Council’s […]

Rep. Steve King questions if there would be any population left if not for rape and incest

   GOP Rep. Steve King of Iowa questioned on Wednesday whether there would be any population left on Earth if not for rape and incest, a remark that has drawn condemnation from both Democrats and Republicans. “What if we went back through all the family trees and just pulled those people out that were products […]

Hong Kong phooey! Would you like any hypocrisy with that?

Some have lost eyes and hands in the police response. The public has begun to view the smell of tear gas as a normal part of a weekend in Paris. France is 29 miles from the coast of England. Siri just told me that “Hong Kong is about 5,992 miles from London as the crow […]

Iran says Israeli involvement in Gulf naval mission would be ‘disastrous’

Iran’s defense minister said Thursday that the formation of a US-led flotilla in the Gulf would “increase insecurity” and any Israeli involvement would have “disastrous consequences” for the region. Tehran and Washington have been locked in a battle of nerves since US President Donald Trump withdrew from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran last […]

House members are again pushing a bill that would censor Palestine advocacy on college campuses

Food for thought: “Feeding the Israel Lobby: Congress Gives the Jewish State Whatever It Wants” American Herald Tribune, August 6/19, by Philip Giraldi “If you have been wondering when the twenty Democratic aspirants for the presidency will begin a serious discussion of American foreign policy in the Middle East, where Washington has been bogged […]

Poll: 68% of Americans would reject Trump’s “Deal of the Century”

Palestinian refugee Shaher Al-Khatib, 71, holds a handmade symbolic key to his family houses left by relatives in 1948. The key is the Palestinian symbol of the right of return to their ancestral homes which they lost during the creation of the state of Israel in 1948. (AP/Majdi Mohammed) by Grant F. Smith, reposted from […]

If it weren’t for Mondoweiss, many of these images would never be seen by the international community

Every year during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, tens of thousands of Palestinians head to checkpoints in the West Bank early on Friday mornings to attempt to cross into Jerusalem, taking advantage of the unusual relaxation of certain movement restrictions. This summer, Mondoweiss published a photo essay by a Palestinian photojournalist, 26-year-old Ahmad Al-Bazz, […]

Former Shin Bet head warns of ‘bloodshed’ that West Bank annexation would cause

The former head of the Shin Bet security service warned the government on Thursday against West Bank annexation, days after the security cabinet approved a construction plan beyond the Green Line that ministers say will bring Israel closer to enacting sovereignty in the territory. According to Yoram Cohen, who led the Shin Bet from 2011 to […]

What Would It Take For The Fed To Not Cut Again? Goldman Answers

Yesterday, when presenting Goldman’s preview  of what the Fed would likely say in its historic statement (which turned out to be spot on) we highlighted the bank’s surprising dissent with the coming rate cut, because as Goldman’s chief economist Jan Hatzius said, the bank’s own assessment “remains that the justification for rate cuts at the […]

Backlash forces Malaysia senator to withdraw law that would protect MEN from being seduced into rape

Mohamad Imran, a member of the ruling coalition’s People’s Justice Party (PKR), pitched the bizarre initiative because he was concerned about men at risk of being “seduced and end up breaking the country’s laws” due to “what women wear.” His solution to the ‘problem’ was as simple as his logic: a Sexual Harassment Act. Contrary […]

Defending BDS support, Rashida Tlaib says she would boycott Arab states, too

Tlaib, who is Palestinian-American, said the movement is “pushing back against racist policies in Israel,” during an interview Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” with Jake Tapper. She used her grandmother, who lives in the West Bank, as an example of “someone right now under occupation (who) is feeling less than.” Get The Times […]

Bennett says right-wing union would be for election only

The New Right’s No. 2, Naftali Bennett, on Sunday said the right-wing alliance he was attempting to negotiate with other national-religious factions would be a “technical bloc” solely for the purposes of the upcoming elections and would part ways after entering the Knesset. The New Right has been pushing for a tie-up with the Union […]

The CIA’s “Intelligence Authorization Act” Would Criminalize Whistleblowers and Reporters

July 25, 2019 By MassPrivateI A CIA written Bill called the Intelligence Authorization Act (SB 3153) would criminalize whistleblowers and reporters. Section 733 Sense of Congress on WikiLeaks: It is the sense of Congress that WikiLeaks and the senior leadership of WikiLeaks resemble a nonstate hostile intelligence service often abetted by state actors and should […]

If we were really worried about children’s health, we would BAN junk food advertising

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Would-be first black African in space dies in motorcycle crash

Mandla, 30, from a township outside Pretoria, beat a million other entrants from 75 countries to win a trip to space, as one of a group of 23 who will take part in an hour-long, 103-kilometer (64-mile) suborbital flight aboard the Lynx Mark II craft to the edge of space.  The young part-time DJ and […]

An explosive issue: IRA Libyan Semtex compensation would open the door to other claims

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee has revealed that the UK government has taken £17m in taxes over the past three years from the £12bn worth of UK-based Libyan assets, which were frozen during the 2011 NATO ‘regime change’ operation to topple the country’s long-time ruler, Muammar Gaddafi. The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), which holds the […]

Would the Founding Fathers be banned from social media?

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Palestinian Authority thought compliance would lead to independence, but it only strengthened Israel’s domination

The following is an excerpt from Noura Erakat’s new book Justice For Some: Law and the Question of Palestine. In in Erakat outlines how the Palestinian Authority’s “illusory quest” for statehood “has shaped the Palestinian leadership’s commitment to U.S. tutelage and its reticence to embark on a bolder course based on a politics of resistance.” In […]

Sanders Says 2016 Election Was ‘Rigged’ – “I Would Have Defeated Trump”

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says the system was rigged against him in his 2016 loss to Hillary Clinton. Asked on Wednesday by MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt whether he’d commit to dropping out of the 2020 Democratic primary if it becomes clear he won’t be the nominee, Sanders said he wouldn’t commit to that. “No, some […]

Middle East scholars: An American attack on Iran would be an unmitigated disaster for the US, Iran, and the world

Statement by leading Middle East/Islamic studies scholars, June 22, 2019 We, the undersigned scholars of the Middle East and North Africa and broader Muslim world, call on President Trump immediately to pull back from the brink of a war with the Islamic Republic of Iran. It is clear to us that the human, diplomatic, legal, […]

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